Takadai and Karakumi Braids


by Hiroko Ojima and Mutsuko Okamoto

The authors have published another inspirational book, this time covering takadai, karakumidai, one page of free end braiding and disk and plate braids. Among the takadai braids there are several that are lacy and some using non-traditional threads. There are 21 pick-up plus two drafts for pick-up braids depicting Japanese characters; Raku (enjoy), Emi or Warau (smile), Yume (dream), Furusato (home) and Sors (sky).

Full color, Japanese, 60 pages, published in Japan